As an amateur naturalist and nature lover, Janine Burke, art historian and author, has spent many years observing birds. Nest: The Art of Birds is the story of her passion, a personal, wide-ranging and intimate book - part natural history, part folklore, part exploration of ar... read more
Banksy, Britain's now-legendary "guerilla" street artist, has painted the walls, streets, and bridges of towns and cities throughout the world. Not only did he smuggle his pieces into four of New York City's major art museums, he's also "hung" his work at London's Tate Gallery and adorned Israel's Wes... read more
Art & Design
This groundbreaking book documents the fascinating history of quilt and patchwork production. The hidden histories and personal narratives of some of the most evocative objects in the V&A's collection are revealed in this lavishly illustrated book.
There is widespread agreement that art is 'very important' - but it can be remarkably hard to say quite why. Yet if art is to enjoy its privileges, it has to be able to demonstrate its relevance in understandable ways to the widest possible audience. Alain de Botton and John Armstron... read more
Ever wanted to see the world in a new way? Infographica collects intriguing data from across our planet - including facial hair styles of famous dictators, the countries with the most McDonald's restaurants and the world's most expensive divorces - an... read more
An all-new, jewel-like, reader-friendly format gives new life to this relaunch of an international best-seller. Leonardo da Vinci artist, inventor, and prototypical Renaissance man is a perennial source of fascination because of his astonishing intellect and boundless curiosity... read more
Here, Ralph Lauren speaks candidly about his life and art and invites readers to see his sources of inspiration, his feelings, his unique design sensibility and what he loves.
A striking, design-led reference book, A-Z Great Modern Artists features Andy Tuohy's portraits of 52 key modern artists, rendered in each artist's own characteristic style - including Aleksandr Rodchenko in trademark green and red, Andy Warhol as a classic repeated print, and Marc Quinn as a frozen b... read more
For someone who shuns the limelight by concealing his real name, never showing his face and never giving interviews except by email, Banksy is remarkably famous. Whether there is a Banksy exhibition in Bristol, Los Angeles, London or New York, there is alw... read more
|Author:||Christchurch Art Gallery|
Art & Design
|Series:||Little Books of Art|
A beautifully presented little book of artworks of birds. Features hardcover with gold foil, gilt page edges and gold ribbon.
This book looks at the first airports of the world, specifically Airports of the 1920's and early 1930's. The book will be illustrated in full colour, with line drawings and photographs. With the 100 years of Commercial aviation occurring in 2019, the book(s) proposed would seek to mark this significant period in aviation.
Bone carving is as old as civilisation itself. Even some of the oldest bone artifacts have decorative features that are clearly not necessary for their functional nature, showing that there have been complex cultural aspects to the carving of bone since earliest times.
The first ... read more